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Acción extraordinaria de protección contra decisiones de la justicia indígena (Christian Masapanta Gallegos)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,720. Language: Spanish. Published: August 4, 2017 by Universidad de Los Hemisferios (Quito, Ecuador). Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law, Nonfiction » Law » Indigenous Peoples
Esta obra analiza una institución novedosa dentro del constitucionalismo ecuatoriano como es la acción extraordinaria de protección contra decisiones de la justicia indígena; para ello se contrasta la realidad procesal de esta institución jurídica frente al modelo constitucional vigente en donde los derechos colectivos adquieren una tutela paritaria frente a otros derechos constitucionales.
Makes the Arrow Sing
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,520. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2017 by Western Grebe Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
An American Indian, born a thousand years ago in the mountains of Northern California, learns the ways of the People, survives the trial of manhood, and lives to old age, a revered member of his tribe. He wonders about the Great Spirit of all living things, and finally, high on a ridge, a wind-blown tree reveals a secret; and the Indian dies, understanding the meaning and power of Life.
Death of the Dragon God Lake: Voices from Tasik Chini, Malaysia
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,470. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2017 by Gerakbudaya Digital Sdn Bhd. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
​Death of the Dragon God Lake is a family ethnography focusing on the Jakun of Tasik Chini, Malaysia, and their contemporary struggles. The Orang Asli, West Malaysia's indigenous people have seen efforts to 'modernise' them, and this official spin cloak the denial of Orang Asli self-determination and the concurrent damage being done to their traditional land.
Invasion Day
Series: Short Stories by Adam Bender. Price: Free! Words: 2,870. Language: American English. Published: December 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
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On his tenth birthday, a boy living on the moon asks his grandpa about the blue planet glowing in the forever-night sky, and why they live the way they do. A short story by the author of We, The Watched.
In Our Own Aboriginal Voice
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,290. Language: Canadian English. Published: November 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Canadian, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
An anthology of Aboriginal writers and artists in the province of British Columbia. “The time for our own stories has arrived, our own written words, our own voices. It is through our stories that we discover our roots.” – Terri Mack, Strong Nations
Ice Crypt
Series: Mermaids of Eriana Kwai, Book 2. You set the price! Words: 103,700. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian
Meela works to unearth a legendary weapon that could end the war between humans and merpeople. Meanwhile, Lysi joins forces with a band of rebels to take down King Adaro, ruler of the Pacific Ocean.
The Church of Kâhkâkiw
Price: Free! Words: 9,090. Language: Canadian English. Published: September 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
In an altering west, Tricia hangs out with high school friends and an intriguing black bird. While Salina talks of ancient wisdom, Xia explains Asian recolonization claims of genetic kinship with the indigenous. At the land status office Tricia stands by her father adjusting to a lifestyle lost. Could a revived belief, a new Mother Earth church help her family, and others, take on the change?
There Are No Kings In Basque Country
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A future world arrives at a meridian of technology and nature. A contest arises between the crushing mantra of social media enveloped in a new religion and all humankind. The "song" of the humming superorganism crashes against the fragments of indigenous humanity and is itself challenged. A "deaf" native world finds the planet healing in the ruins.
Te Awa Atua: Menstruation in the Precolonial Maori World
Price: $24.99 USD. Words: 47,080. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2016 by He Puna Manawa. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic studies, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
Te Awa Atua is a ground-breaking study of menstruation in pre-colonial Māori society. By examining Māori cosmologies, tribal histories, oral literatures, ceremonies and rites connecting Māori women to their pantheon of atua (deities), Ngāhuia Murphy unveils striking Indigenous constructs of womanhood that radically challenge notions of female inferiority and menstrual pollution.
Nudges from Grandfather: Honouring Indigenous Spiritual Technologies
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 49,330. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Death, Grief, Bereavement
Is there a “next world”? Are loved ones who have died somehow still with us? We are each connected with the spiritual realm. Some may call spiritual forces ancestors, others angels or still others, the names of forms of divine power in their traditions. Whatever their names, these forces work intimately with us when we seek to be of service to others. This book shares lessons in this practice.